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Let The NY Times 52 Places to Go in 2016 Inspire Your Travel Resolutions

Let The NY Times 52 Places to Go in 2016 Inspire Your Travel Resolutions

Julie Waggoner February 1, 2016 0

The New York Times just selected its top 52 Places to Go in 2016, and the list includes some of Nat Hab’s most exciting trip destinations. This year’s travel wish list includes newly accessible places such as the

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Increasing Bad Behavior around Wildlife: Are More Regulations Needed?

Increasing Bad Behavior around Wildlife: Are More Regulations Needed?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 29, 2015 51

Witnessing any of nature’s great spectacles—such as the wildebeest migration of Africa, the wintering grounds of millions of monarch butterflies in Mexico or thousands of sea turtles coming ashore from the Pacific Ocean to lay

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Is There a New State Trend to Ban Citizen Science?

Is There a New State Trend to Ban Citizen Science?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 1, 2015 5

Citizen science has become an important tool for scientific research. Now, as funds for federal agencies and state natural resources departments around the country shrink, using ordinary folks to gather and record wildlife and

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On a Wing and a Prayer: 5 Fascinating Facts about the Monarch Butterfly

On a Wing and a Prayer: 5 Fascinating Facts about the Monarch Butterfly

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl August 22, 2015 29

Arguably among the most beautiful of all butterfly species, the North American monarch isn’t just another pretty face. It has very interesting characteristics and abilities that none of its butterfly cousins can lay claim to. Here

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Obama’s New Plan May Save Monarchs and the U.S. Food Supply

Obama’s New Plan May Save Monarchs and the U.S. Food Supply

Derek Ward July 6, 2015 0

Monarch butterfly populations have decreased so drastically over the past decade that a successful recovery is only hopeful. President Obama’s newly released national strategy, which has the purpose of mitigating honeybee loss, increasing the

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On Monarchs and Magic: Visiting the Butterfly Sanctuaries of Mexico

On Monarchs and Magic: Visiting the Butterfly Sanctuaries of Mexico

Natural Habitat Adventures April 6, 2015 0

This post was republished with permission from Lindsey Parkinson, originally published on her blog Lindsey and Tom. Lindsey recently returned from Nat Hab’s and WWF’s monarch butterfly tour in Mexico. It was a childhood

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New Hope for Monarch Butterfly Populations

New Hope for Monarch Butterfly Populations

Derek Ward March 2, 2015 0

Habitat for the monarch butterfly has rebounded 69 percent from last year’s dismally low levels, according to the Associated Press and the World Wildlife Fund. Last year was the lowest year on record for

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Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals: Powerful Protections or Paper Tigers?

Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals: Powerful Protections or Paper Tigers?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 11, 2014 13

From the tiny monarch butterfly to the immense wildebeest of Africa, many of the world’s animal species take on great migrations. Those epic travels may involve seasonal journeys of thousands of miles, traversing multiple

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